| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:58 AM
Yet another poll, this one of likely voters as of just a few days ago, shows Sen. Mark Warner with a more than 20 percentage point lead over GOP challenger Ed Gillespie.
Likely voters favor Warner by 53 percent, compared with 31 percent for Gillespie,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:54 PM
NORFOLK — U.S. Sen. John McCain charged a group of veterans with "one more mission" on Wednesday afternoon: to send Ed Gillespie to the U.S. Senate.
Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee chairman and adviser to President George W....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:30 PM
HAMPTON — Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, visited the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute on Thursday and marveled at the technology.
The institute is one of 14 centers in the United States that offers proton...
| Sep 2, 2014
Most consider Labor Day the unofficial last day of summer. School begins today for area children and Hampton University students as well, lending an air of excitement to the proceedings. And it is easy to envision a gradual decline in the temperature to...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:57 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — In a backyard overlooking Hampton Roads Harbor Monday afternoon, Virginia's campaign season unofficially began — at least in Democratic circles.
U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, D-Newport News, hosted his 38th annual Labor...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:26 PM
GLOUCESTER – Senator Mark Warner told a group of veterans in Gloucester Monday that both the health care system and culture of the Veterans Administration needed to change, but it wouldn't be an easy fix.
"We have a messed-up system," he said. "I'...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Senator Mark Warner will continue his campaign for re-election to the U.S. Senate with two visits to the Middle Peninsula Monday.
The first stop will bring Warner to the Disabled American Veteran’s office on Professional Drive for a veterans and...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:18 AM
The shooting death of a unarmed youth in Ferguson, Mo. and the response of local police to the protests that follow is sparking a national debate about overly-militarized police, echoing long-standing concerns by libertarian politicians.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown continued his attempt to draw contrast between himself and Republican nominee Larry Hogan Tuesday, releasing a television ad that highlights Brown's proposal to gradually expand the state's pre-kindergarten program to include...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:46 PM
— Thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last spring, a handful of Pennsylvania's top political donors have lighter wallets than they otherwise would have by this point in the election year.
Eight state residents are among 310 mega-donors who...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Uber has pulled off what few others can these days: The beloved car service has united politicians of all persuasions. Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians are all vying to outdo each other in portraying the popular ride-sharing company and its...